Tomás Balduino

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Tomás Balduíno, O.P.
Bishop of Diocese of Goiás (emeritus)
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Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Goiás
In office1967 - 1998
PredecessorAbel Ribeiro Camelo
SuccessorEugène Lambert Adrian Rixen
Orders
OrdinationJuly 4, 1948
Personal details
Born(1922-12-31)December 31, 1922
Posse, Goiás, Brazil
DiedMay 2, 2014(2014-05-02) (aged 91)
Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
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Tomás Balduíno, O.P. (born Paulo Balduino de Sousa Décio, [1] December 31, 1922 – May 2, 2014) was a diocesan bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in Brazil. [2]

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Biography

Tomás Balduíno was born in Posse, Goiás, and was ordained a priest on July 4, 1948, from the religious order of the Order of Friars Preachers, known as the Dominican Order. Balduíno was appointed Coadjutor Prelate of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia on August 15, 1967, as well as titular bishop of Vicus Pacati.

Balduíno was appointed bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Goiás on November 10, 1967, and was ordained bishop on November 26, 1967.

He was the founder, in 1975, and first president of the Comissão Patroral da Terra .

Balduíno retired as bishop on December 2, 1998.

Balduíno has been referred to as one of the most important promoters of the Liberation theology. [3] In March 2009, he participated in ceremonies in Rome commemorating the 29th anniversary of the murder of Mgr. Óscar Romero. [4]

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References

  1. Corpo de dom Tomás Balduino é levado para a cidade de Goiás
  2. "Muere Tomás Balduíno, obispo de la reforma agraria en Brasil" (in Spanish). Lostiempos.com. Archived from the original on 2014-05-04. Retrieved 2014-05-04.
  3. Jan Hoffman French (October 2006). "A Tale of Two Priests and Two Struggles: Liberation Theology In The Brazilian Northeast" (PDF). Helen Kellogg Institute of International Studies. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  4. "OSCAR ROMERO: BALDUINO (VESCOVO BRASILIANO), "PER IL POPOLO È GIÀ SANTO"" (in Italian). 23 March 2009. Retrieved 19 January 2021.